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    09-22-2013, 08:37 PM
I'm going to say this is a respect issue and has taking advantage of you.

Find a trainer to help you. And stop taking his crap. Get after him.

He needs a Come To Jesus meeting. Make him fear for his life and demand he respects you.

He's just going to continue to walk all over you.
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    09-23-2013, 02:19 AM
CLaporte432 I can't afford a trainer but I will change my way and make him come to terms with whose boss
    09-23-2013, 03:13 AM
He is right on top of your head.
Watch some videos on how to gain respect from the horse, how to be more consistent.
He sounds like a brat that needs to stand away from his buddies for a long time, safely tied or stalled, to make him realise nothing will happen on his demands. Of course, rule out any pain by a vet, but at the moment he might even be dangerous for the vet.
Do not let him get away with anything else, or soon you will have a very dangerous horse..
    09-23-2013, 04:24 AM
He is being tied up each day now AWAY from other horses.

Apparently his sire had a mean streak
In him I think it was given to chance as well
    09-24-2013, 11:07 PM
I had a vet out and it's and inflammation around the spine.
He is going to have some massage therapy done

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